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FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 10:00am PST
security and medicare, make some defense cuts if you have to but we'd rather just see the rich get taxed and the near rich get taxed if we have to do that. >> the numbers do not add up, the left is being fundamentally dishonest. they are saying you don't have to cut social security or medicare or medicaid to get the deficit down, all you've got to do is tax the rich some more. they are recklessly suggesting that we go deeper and deeper and deeper into debt heading towards bankruptcy. the numbers, megyn are stunning. we have an unfunded liability for medicare of $42 trillion. an unfunded liability for social security of $20 trillion. and a further 20 trillion for unfunded pensions for federal employees, that adds up to $86 trillion which are committed to pay in the future and the money we do not have. therefore, you cannot just tax the rich to get rid of the deficit. you simply can't do that. the numbers don't add up. megyn: chris, what do you make of this, the president is now going to go out on what looks like sort of like a campaign stop on friday to pennsylvania. he already had this m
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
is essentially acting in self-defense. >> self-defense, which would be true if he were the president of nicaragua. but as president of the united states of america, president reagan even after the huge victory could not convince the united states of america that waging war in nicaragua would actually be self-defense. it would be in our self-interest. so president reagan when he couldn't persuade the country, instead he would wage the war in secret. that secret war in central america led to the huge second term failure of the ronald reagan presidency, which was the iran contra affair. it's amazing that in that scandal he avoided impeachment. 14 administration officials up to and including the defense secretary were indicted. the only reason most of them staid out of prison is because poppy bush pardoned them. it was a disaster. that was ronald reagan's second term after he got reelected with a map that looked like this. when fdr got reelected to his second term, the map was almost the exact opposite. this was 1936. fdr did better than reagan. he got 523 electoral votes. his opponent got 8 electora
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 11:30am EST
then crippled in defense of paris. part of the problem with the dunkirk evacuation by the british was that they left all of their equipment in france. they had no time to take their guns, their tanks, their trucks so that when the british soldiers ended up in southern england after the evacuation, they really only had the uniforms on their backs. >> host: when did that evacuation take place? >> guest: it was late may and finished in -- >> host: late may of 1940. >> guest: -- the first couple days of june. by the 2nd of june, it was virtually over. >> host: so a couple weeks into the invasion of france, it was over? >> guest: the french, a lot of the french military felt that they had lost the battle for their country by this time. it actually went on for another several weeks because the germans had to refit their tanks and align themselves and push down toward paris. they hadn't at this point conquered paris. but the french did the best they could, but at this point the writing was certainly on the wall. france had to drop out of the war, i think it was june 22nd. so the evacuati
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 8:00am PST
in defense attorney and law professor joey jackson. joey, you know, on the surface this sounds big. almost unbelievable. >> huge. >> how could they have missed this, but i guess the question is if it hadn't been missed, if they had found this, if the prosecution had this in their hands, would it have changed the outcome? >> i think this is what we call outcome determinetive. how powerful would it have been for the prosecution to have evidence the day she went missing of a search that said "fool proof suffocation." i think it's a game changer. it's a huge miss on their part. even more importantly, the defense had this. how could the prosecution not? >> that's right. defense attorney jose baez said he knew about this all along and was actually waiting for it to come up. >> it never did. exactly. so interestingly enough, the question is asked, well, you ho could a defense attorney do that? don't we share information? the answer is yes but no, but here's what i mean. there's an obligation for what we call reciprocal discovery. if i have information, i have to give it to the prosecution so they
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 2:00pm EST
billion of that is out of national defense and $30 billion of that at the domestic discretionary -- $50 billion of that is out of national defense and $50 billion of that is domestic discretionary. will the republicans keep obama on a short leash and give him an allowance every month in return for better behavior or will they give him a debt ceiling that goes along time? what will happen? one option is looked to history. two years ago we faced exactly this situation, the 2001 2003 tax cuts all lapsed. we had a republican house coming in, and democratic senate and democratic president. why would that not the way you do? obama says i will hold my breath until i turn blue and stamp my feet. 2 years ago he said he did not want to raise taxes on small businesses because it would damage the economy. now he thinks this economy is stronger than it was two years ago and we are in better shape to take the economic hit. it is an interesting question. if you go over the tax cliff and taxes are raised dramatically, the house would have our past -- will already have passed. on the sequester, i though
FOX
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> well, new this morning, israeli defense minister says he's quitting politics. he's the defense minister now. he announce ed will not run in general elections in january. but he says he will stay in his current job until after a new government is formed following the january elections. in the past, he served as prime minister between 1999 and 2001. >>> 7:19. leland yee says he will run for the secretary of state position. the "chronicle -- the" control inicle reports he will run -- the "chronicle" reports that he will run when his office is up. >>> the drakes bay decision is seeking a ten-year lease extension. environmentalists say the farm threatens native species. but some say park officials have misrepresented the impact on of the -- of the farm on the environment. >>> a 14-year-old vallejo teenager accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 65- year-old woman will be back in court. prosecutors say the 14-year-old kidnapped a woman at gunpoint a week and a half ago, then assaulted her. he's charged with ten felonies including torture and attempted murder. >>> a san francisco sher
KICU
Nov 20, 2012 11:30pm PST
performance could not overshadow what alden did in defense. any comparison between san francisco's defense and chicagos seems silly right now. >> coming in i think there were some questions about who may have been a better defense or just questioned us in general, i think we had a good night. i had something there. just story telling. >> there was a lot of time in chicago. >> i think we showed tonight who it was. >> one of boxing most's flamboyant fighters ever nearly comes to a bad end tonight in puerto rico. hector macho camacho shot in the face at least once. opened fire on camacho in the face. known for the wild costumes and out of the ring drug problems was struck in the jaw with a single bullet that exited his head and lodged in his shoulder. camacho is expected to live but at risk of paralysis. hector camachos is 50 years old. >>> welcome the the spotlight that is lakers basketball in l. a. the debut of mike d' antoni tonight. he's a winner. will touch it to dwight howard. that's the way they drew it up. 26 points, 13 rebounds for howard. lakers up one lake over brooklyn. kobe drive
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
that might hold in store. but everyone his performance could not overshadow what alden did in defense. any comparison between san francisco's defense and chicagos seems silly right now. >> coming in i think there were some questions about who may have been a better defense or just questioned us in general, i think we had a good night. i had something there. just story telling. >> there was a lot of time in chicago. >> i think we showed tonight who it was. >> one of boxing most's flamboyant fighters ever nearly comes to a bad end tonight in puerto rico. hector macho camacho shot in the face at least once. opened fire on camacho in the face. known for the wild costumes and out of the ring drug problems was struck in the jaw with a single bullet that exited his head and lodged in his shoulder. camacho is expected to live but at risk of paralysis. hector camachos is 50 years old. >>> welcome the the spotlight that is lakers basketball in l. a. the debut of mike d' antoni tonight. he's a winner. will touch it to dwight howard. that's the way they drew it up. 26 points, 13 rebounds for howard. l
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
. i think they're fine with the sequester, to see deep defense cuts and not actually replace them before december 31. they haven't proposed any. jon: that is going to be interesting if that happens. a.b. stoddard from "the hill." thank you. >> thank you. jenna: now we're going to move overseas and this fox news alert out of egypt where we're seeing new clashes between protesters and police at a massive opposition rally against president morsi there. escalating violence is spreading across the city and much of egypt really for the last five days ever since the president's controversial decree granting himself nearance sew lieutenant power. that is a move many critics say is veiled attempt to turn egypt back into dictatorship. others say morsi is attempting to clean out the old guard and reaffirm a brand new move to a new government in egypt. something we're watching closely in the middle east. with pressure growing last night, morsi sat down last night with a five-hour meeting with the country's senior judges in an attempt he says to diffuse the situation but refused calls to withd
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 10:00am EST
participated in the defense department. government doesn't build weaponry. private-sector does that. i presented the figures earlier today with the students and faculty members. in 1980, government contracting with the private sector represented about $47 billion. it was $513 billion in 2008. that is a bit of an increase. you are raising a good question. there are conflicts between government and business that are hard to work out, especially in areas of regulation. they do not like that. there are many ways that the government and the private sector have worked together to produce some of the great achievements in human history. >> please chummy in thanking professor rainey. >> thank you. >> to us for a program on retirement issues for the baby boomer generation. the event features author marc freedman. will open the lines and get your thoughts. organizations are more likely to cut matching contributions than retirement plans. more of that, not beginning at 2:00 p.m. eastern. the united nations security council is meeting to discuss the situation with israel and hamas and the gaza str
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
by the department of defense, it's now a not for profit called helmets to hard hats. and what it basically does, it identifies 60,000 american businesses and some of the trade unions. they collaborate to get together, to identify veterans who have already had extraordinary training and discipline and leadership and teamwork and it accelerates the apprenticeship program. so these individuals could be making $60,000, $70,000 a year if there was work to be had here. so it's an investment in america, it's an investment in american businesses, and it says to our returning veterans in a real sincere and genuine way, thank you for your service. mr. garamendi: you said earlier that the american society of engineers, i think that was the name, said that we have a d rating for infrastructure and that we need over $2 trillion. i don't know anybody in my district where we may have a serious flood in the next three days that says the infrastructure is adequate. they're look at those levinees and they're watching the water rise and they're saying, this isn't sufficient to protect us. so in a very real sense
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 1:00am EST
in the non-defense discretionary. the cost of security programs in that same time period has gone up 60%. the cost of mandatory programs is up 30%. i want to call your attention to one aspect progressives need to remind people. of the $1.50 trillion already in spending cuts, $900 billion comes from spending. we have given far more than when it comes to defense side. let's talk about those for a minute. the budget control act and sequestration would result in dramatic cuts to spending. we have heard a lot of talk about the impact it will have on our national defense. to believe that having ended one war in iraq and ending another in afghanistan that we cannot find savings in the pentagon, i do not think that is a fair assessment. there are savings to be had that will not compromise our national security. the simpson-bowles commission approach established in the outer years to lay the temptation to go back into the non-defense accounts when too much political pressure keeps you out of defense spending. i would hope any long-term agreement would improve that. on the non-defense side, i thi
KCSMMHZ
Nov 21, 2012 2:30pm PST
be a grave mistake if we were to refuse defensive support to a fellow nato country at a time when that country sees itself as being attacked from outside by a neighbor. >> patriot missiles can shoot down aircraft as well as incoming missiles. the u.s., the netherlands, and germany are the only nato countries which have the most recent versions of the technology, which means any deployment could see german soldiers stationed on turkey's border with syria. experts expect about 170 troops to be deployed. the government has already signaled its intent. >> we are waiting. that is the message from greece after another delay in its latest bailout payments. >> the greek prime minister says there's no justification for that delay. he has been voicing frustration after eurozone finance ministers failed to greenlight the payment despite 11 hours of overnight talks in brussels. >> they will give it another shot next monday. ordinary greeks are wondering when the uncertainty will finally end. >> the mood was somber on the streets of greek cities as people that just the bad news from brussels -
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
is putting aside 37 billion euro to cut the national debt. defense will be the third largest recipient. the german opposition and parties are not impressed. they said they should have prevented a budget that did not put them further into the red. >> you have failed in your task. instead of giving lectures in europe, and should have done your job in germany and brought the debt down to zero. you failed. >> the opposition's is taking on fresh a debt is risky with the eurozone in the middle of a crisis. german lawmakers will again be turning our attention to the crisis later this week when they will debate sending more money. >> in soccer, the chair believes game including beirut- munich. -- bayern - munich. >> and one player is getting a lot of attention. >> they paid 40 million euro for him, the most in the history of the league. they now expect him to perform. he knows it will be a tough match. >> i know valencias going to be on the attack. the fans are here right behind your team. it's not going to be easy -- that's for sure. >> valencia also has a player with a good feel for his oppo
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 12:00am EST
. the story of the election is a story of such excitement and random defense that it's almost impossible to capture. we could go on for hours on just this topic but his record in american politics is extraordinarily brief. he has a term in congress at the end of which he is so unpopular he doesn't run for reelection. the thing the state legislature doesn't tell you anything about your ability to be president and he hadn't even been in the state's legislature for quite awhile before he runs a 1960. he's run for the senate twice and he's been defeated both times. basically he's a national celebrity because of the dates with douglas which at the end of the day he lost and the speech in new york nobody was scoring the debate. at the end of the day the purpose of the the date was to win the election and he didn't win the election. and a speech he gave in new york to lead the way i like to think about is we can remember barack obama's speech in 2004 in the democratic national convention that makes him a national figure in four years later without that speech he isn't a candidate so lincoln giv
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am EST
is struck over the fiscal cliff. the automatic spending cuts, defense and non-defense. in the report, educational achievement and special- education programs would be shaved by an 2.3 billion. this was written in september. in "politico" there is an opinion piece by the person who serves on the education board, president of the national school boards association and member of the board of education in kentucky. he writes -- so a little better about money and this conversation we're having this money, ties into the fiscal cliff talks, because defense and non-defense spending, automatic cuts take place if no deal is reached. so we are turning to all of you outside washington this morning. how would you fix your school system? natasha in macon, georgia, an educator. caller: yes. host: what are your thoughts? caller: schools need to allow various ways of teaching. a very rigid process where we are looking for one out, but not allowing different ways to teach multiple varieties of students. host: what does that mean? you have to teach in a certain way because of testing requirements? call
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
. the defense is still reviewing thousands of pages of evidence in the case against louie sanchez and marvin norwood. they made a brief court appearance in los angeles today. the judge is expected fossett a trial date at their next hearing in february. >>> maybe it's a sign of the times but some women in the military are tired of getting passed over and they want more combat roles just like the men. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran with the acl you will's history- making lawsuit. -- with the ucl you. 's history-making lawsuit. >> reporter: in the days of modern warfare they say the combat rule is outdated and doesn't capture the way war is waged today. >> the modern battlefield means there are no safe areas and no front lines. every time a woman or any service member sets foot into iraq or afghanistan, they are serving in a combat zone. >> reporter: major mary jennings hagar is based out of moffett field. despite the rules she says she has done three combat tours and received the purple heart. >> my gender has never been a factor in accomplishing my unit's mission and it should not be a factor w
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm EST
there and there is a goal he stopped a lot of the shots and he did amazing things on defense but you couldn't sing to govern the the state. it's not reasonable because of the way that it was structured, so it was a difficult case to make and romney didn't do it. >> the one thing talked about today is controlling or shrinking the size of government. just talk about taxes. the objective of holding the line or lowering taxes is ultimately supposed to contain or reduce the size of the government. do you feel closer or further from that goal today? >> much closer. one is the tea party and the other is the right and budget. up until the tea party, i would have been here and told you obama is going to spend too much money and you can't get the american people upset about spending too much. you have to wait until it becomes a tax increase that's why the protection pledge was i think the best defense against the government. the same misreading of his mandate that he's doing now so when some of us suggested the misreading of the mandate he did it for years ago. he threw away the approval rating to spend the stimulus
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
. the leadership there, defense minister ehud barack. is he now quitting. he says he is going to spend more time with his family. his resignation will take effect in january. that's where fred is following the story from jerusalem. first of all, fred, it's kind of funny to hear him say that because everybody it is that, want to spend more time with the family. is there a back story to this, or is that the real deal? >> reporter: is terminal seems as though there is one. it is definitely a shocker here in israel. of course, ehud barack has been part of public life here for decades. he was the prime minister and now for the past seven and a half years was the defense minister. a very prominent person. also, of course, a big military figure here in this country. he says for his part that it is, as you say, for personal reasons. he wants to spend more time with his family. especially his grandchildren. there are many people here in this country who believe that it is, indeed, for political reasons. he is currently really riding a high in public opinion polls after the military campaign that israel w
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
it would only be used defensively. but i see this conflict in some ways migrating towards turkey. today we had thousands of people -- >> last thing turkey wants. >> well, know, it is what is happening because some of the aid for the rebels is coming through there. they now have bases with these patriot missile batteries used to protect the rebel bases there inside syria, but on the border with turkey. got the russians with a warship in the mediterranean. the u.s. has warships in the mediterranean. all of this says to us that this situation is coming to a peak or least our military and intelligence leaders think it is coming to a peak. you have two task forces there and both of them are saying, the americans are saying we are doing this in case we have to evacuate our civilians and the russians are saying exactly the same thing. >> something has to happen. jim clancy, thank you. >>> he was on the run for 14 years. until now. how the feds just caught one of america's most wanted fugitives. >>> plus, not even a week after the cease-fire with hamas, one of israel's leaders calling it quits now
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
a nato patriot air defense missiles. they're clearly worried about rockets and missiles coming into turkey from syria from the regime of bashar al assad. how worried should turkey be about engaging with syria in an actual war? >> wolf, the turks are very worried. and the turks are very disappointed. i've spent a fair amount of time in turkey this last year or so. they're very disappointed in washington's abdication. they feel that washington has left them holding the bag. the prime minister has always felt that he had kind of an inside relationship with president obama. but now the turks are left where they are. they are left with this running, shooting campaigns with the syrians. they're left with well over perhaps 120,000, 130,000 syrian refugees and they feel they have been left alone. the patriot missiles are the least we can do for them. >> thank you. >> thank you, wolf. >>> could air travel cost you more if the country goes over that so-called fiscal cliff? up next, the doomsday scenario some experts are now painting. i'm breathing better. so now i can be in the scene. ad
CNBC
Nov 22, 2012 4:00am EST
border with syria. >> the it turn kish government stressed the tee employment will be defensive only. and that it will in no way support a no-fly zone or any offensive operation. >> the situation is detearer be rapidly as rebels continue to battle government forces. so still to come on the show, as tensions simmer between china and japan, our panel exams if asia's top economies can still do business despite national list tick further at home. >>> hsbc's flash pmi shows china's packer to activity expanding above the key 50 level for the first time in more than a year. stocks in shanghai fall on fears they may rein in on stimulus. and no sign of compromise as eu leaders begin arriving in brussels for what could turn into four days of budget talks. david cameron iterating his criticism of increasing the bloc's spending. palestinians pour into the streets as eight days of strikes end between israel and hamas. this is a thanksgiving day holiday. so happy thanksgiving if you celebrate it. slim gains yesterday. ibex up 0.8%. we are focusing on spain in the next 15 minutes. we have spain tap
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
association of people with disabilities, the disability rights education and defense fund, and the national disability rights network. in addition, it is supported by 21 different veterans groups including the wounded warrior project, the american legion, disabled american veterans and veterans of foreign war. president george h.w. bush, who signed the americans with disabilities act into law, has called for ratification of this treaty. there's been no more passionate advocate -- and in i'm so honord that he would consider devoting his energies and good name to our effort -- for ratification of the treaty than senator bob dole, a lifelong advocate for disability rights. we need to pass this in a tribute to bob dole, for his life of service to the state of kansas and to the nation as well as his heroic efforts on behalf of the disabled in the united states senate. these people have come together to support ratification of the treaty because they know it's critical for those living with disabilities in the united states and around the world. thanks to the a.d.a. and similar larks the united s
FOX
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >>> stores are filling up fast here in san francisco as those early bird black friday shoppers search for bargains. we'll show you the mad rush to get inside one place. >>> and we have team coverage this morning of the black friday shopping rush. our ktvu cameras are at several packed bay area shopping mals this morning. >>> and thanksgiving violence, gunfire out of san rafael nightclub. we have new information from the scene. >>> also it just happened hours ago, a deadly shooting in oakland, why this kills is considered especially tragic. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >>> good morning, welcome to friday, it's november 23rd. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell today. happening right now we want to take you to shops centers, with people trying to get their hands on black friday deals. and he's been with shoppers since 4:30 this morning and alex is it still crazy out there. >> reporter: it's calmed down a little bit. it was tho
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
carney was on the defense today. he pointed out as he had done yesterday that the president spoke on the phone with senate majority leader harry reid and john boehner over the weekend. and besides carney says, the president has to talk directly to the american people. >> it is vitally important that ordinary americans actively engage in this debate because the outcome of these negotiations and the hopeful product of these negotiations are the product that we hope emerges from these negotiations will profoundly affect their lives. >> so is the president, the missing ingredient to really nailing down a fiscal cliff deal? could he end the drama right now if he stayed put in washington and held a series of face-to-face meetings with reid, mcconnell, boehner, and pelosi instead of his planned meetings this week with small business owners, business leaders and middle class americans, not to mention a trip scheduled for friday to pennsylvania. a state he won by five points in the election, to sell american voters on a tax plan he has very loudly and clearly said he's already sold them on
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
takes rice's defense acting cia director mike morell will accompany her on those senate meetings. remember it's mike morell who wrote the unclassified talking points from the intelligence community that rice was briefed on to use publicly for the sunday talk shows. last night on fox news graham said he intends to ask rice some very direct questions. >> she asked to meet with us, and i will listen to what she has to say about her role in benghazi. i can tell you this, the more i know about benghazi, the more upset i am that the consulate was even open on september 11. the more i look into what they were telling us on the 16th, the 18th, and the 25th, are days after the attack, the more it sounds like a political smokescreen rather than a confused situation. >> mccain told nbc news the following. my concerns are obviously that she told the american people things that were patently false. people don't go to demonstrations with mortars and rocket propelled grenades. ayotte said the meeting is crucial to determine whether rice is fit to be secretary of state. quote, i would hold the n
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am EST
more time to build a deliverable nuclear weapon. secretary of defense and a estimate it would take two to three years to do so. in the latest international atomic energy agency report, based on its ongoing inspections iran's nuclear facility, particularly the fordo enrichment facility find that iran continues to expand enrichment pass the iranian patrician capacity. 20% levels which is closer to the 90% for weapons grades and iran continues to refuse to address the iaea's questions about the potential military dimensions of its nuclear program. and it continues to resist tougher international inspections known as the iaea additional protocol. so we believe that there is time and clearly there's an interest from all parties to reach a diplomatic solution. and after several rounds of negotiations between the p5+1, and iran, it looks as though there will be a new round of talks in the next month, but perhaps early in 2011. it's also clear that the two sides have put forward specific concrete proposal, but those proposals have some different ideas come particularly about the sequencing of
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
point of view. a lot of defense cuts. >> the head of the conservative caucus, 60% of most conservative guys in the house, jim jordan said the only thing worst than the sequester would be not having the savings and you saw mitch mcconnell saying we aren't ending the sequester. people are drawing lines in the sand -- let's try to cut to it. >> it has to be on c-span only then would the president have to say and boehner would say your spending cuts are what? cbs and nbc hasn't done that. and he was wandering around and if you look at the savings in this budget, $800 billion for not occupying iraq. and he cuts that as part of the savings. he counts of the savings, then you can't have the situation where republicans get why don't you raise taxes all day and no focus. once the bill is written, it needs to be online so everybody can go on their computer and read it and guys in the press can read it and talk radio can read it and citizens read it, not just congressmen or lobbyists and this is aren't obamacare and then surprise to the american people. if you do those two things you won't get a
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 4:00am EST
. have a good week. edward barack says he's quitting political life. he will remain defense chief until after the next set of elections. right now it's time for today's edition of the global markets report. european stocks having a pretty good week last week we are weighted to the down side after that good week. dean klein ye 7:2 at the moment, but not a bad week at all. ftse up nearly 4% last week, up 5% for the dax, 5.6% for the cac. ftse down a third, spanish yields pretty low reading. well away i suppose from the 6% mark is what i'm saying. ten year bund yields 1.4 p. we've seen the dollar index just down on a three week low at the moment. plenty of focus on yen. dollar-yen 81.98. pulling away from the 7 1/2 month high. aussie dollar back over 1.04. sterling-dollar just on the 1.60 marks as you can see. that's where we stand in europe. let's check in on the asian trading session for the first time this week. >> mixed trade here in asia. investors cautious ahead of the eurozone finance ministers meeting. but the nikkei continued to push higher as exporters gained on the yen's weaknes
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am EST
is going to keep business very cautious, very defensive and that's going to worry the equity market. >> it's interesting because it also comes against the landscape where we've seen chinese equities underperform, they reminded us very few of its member countries have great growth prospects going forward. that's probably wise. people are saying why is it that across the globe the u.s. fiscal cliff is such an issue. well, it's because sources of growth at this point are few and far between. >> that is the problem. where is growth going to come from. the one place that looked set for a reasonable 2013 was the u.s. economy. europe flat, china slower probably than this year. but a reasonable set of growth. if you put a 3.5%, 4% of gdp drag on that economy which was only growing at 2, 2.5, you're talking about throwing it into recession. that's why markets are taking heart this morning and equities remain nervous. >> the rhetoric, to avoid the fiscal cliff, taxes go up, dividend tax rates, personal tax rates, corporate tax rates go up, that that itself will cause economic weakness. what do you s
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 2:45pm EST
a conversation with -- someone from the financial industry who was trying to make a defense about things like carried interest, which isn't even invested income but gets taxed as if it was at 15%. there's a lot of effort put in and with uncertain return, and you need to -- and my -- i couldn't help. you know what else involved a lot of work with no return? writing books. i don't get that tax break, you don't get the tax break. there we are. >> just to clarify, this question of carried interest, when a fund, private equity heavenly fund, earns money from their customers, they earn a fee. that is their income. they're allowed to defer that. you can keep it invested in your business, and at the end, on any gain you capital gains, and now they transferred the income into capital gainses, chit is not. at it legalized fraud. [applause] >> confessions of a former hedge fund manager. health care. the phrase you used was how we manage our market. i remember one of the most profound papers i raid on why health care should be different. why doesn't free market work for health care? what other designs do
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
anybody not just from a sioux word but with edward stand in the secretary of defense with various generals, again without that it is difficult to see how they prosecute the war because this wasn't a unified society to read this had to be managed constantly and steered in this incredible endeavor. >> host: let's look at the third president who is also on extreme, this is what role willson. does this turnout as happily as abraham lincoln? >> guest: not even close. so, wilson is one of the extremes. he is as on filtered as it is possible to get. he is the least experienced in terms of time and politics and the person ever elected president. he has at the time he becomes president the total political experience is about one and a half years as the governor of new jersey so she's in the legislator office, the governor of new jersey becomes president. >> he's written a lot about politics. >> guest: he's like me, a political scientist. i suppose that should make me more favorably disposed to him, but academic research on politics is in the same thing as doing politics, and it's not the same thing
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
of additional u.s. funding for iron dome and other missile defense progra programs. >> i have agreed we will fight weapons of terror. >> u.s. and israel knows they send the rockets to hamas through egypt, which is why the president is using more of a stick in the conversation with morsi. today, hillary clinton praising and pushing morsi, member of the muslim brothe brotherhood. >> this is a critical new moment. they are assuming the responsibility of the leadership that made the country corner stone of the regional stability and peace. >> israeli officials are blunter. pressuring morsi to finally stop the spread of the deadliest rockets that are raining down. >> responsibility there to step up to the plate and stop the smuggling. egypt has been constructive in the past. has had a constructive role. we hope egypt will continue to fulfill a constructive role now and in the future. >> last weekend, republican senator lindsey graham threatened to cut off the billion dollars in u.s. aid unless morsi helped stop the violence. today, graham joins senators mccain and kelly ayotte in going furth
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
the income growth is out there. adding those guys helps us in defense issues and other things. we are not doing that now. >> republican support -- >> that may do it. >> so maybe to get it right an outward looking -- >> what would an american renewal agenda be comprised of? >> let's negotiate the first trade agreement in over four years. president obama is the first president not to negotiate a trade agreement. he got through -- >> he didn't negotiate south korea. >> those were negotiated -- >> they were negotiated by the previous administration but the bottom line is we have an opportunity right now in europe and asia to knock down barriers, tariffs and nontariff barriers. overwhelming support from the republican for the. i thing would've been tougher in the first of i understand politics, but this is a time to i think move on from that. the only point i would disagree with michael a little bit is we've got those problems that you just mentioned. europe and japan have been much worse than we, so we need to help our current largest trading partners it right by knocking down these b
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm EST
view government defense work. people are hacking our system. trying to get her secrets. trying to understand what our government is trying to do to perfect our system. the urgency of now to me is there are millions of jobs that are available for kids all around this country. in the area of protecting the homeland, protecting her secrets were fighting on the battlefield, the technology arena is so important we saw with hurricane katrina, when we lost technology, we lost order. technology is a huge benefit. there are so many people who want to say that kids just can't learn. some kids just can't learn. so i would say, do we really believe that kids cannot learn? are there opportunities for kids, and is in our security at stake in a lot of other ways other than on the battlefield but in the secrets and intellectual property of the united states and the people who work on this and when are we going to connect the dots? when we going to break the system down and pull up the system and this mentality? >> governor bush brings us together once a year to reflect on us. so help me unders
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 10:00pm EST
but with stanton who would replace cameron as secretary of defense in various generals, it's difficult. this was not a unified society. this was one i had to be managed constantly and a typical endeavor. >> host: okay, so let's look at your third president who was also as extreme as woodrow wilson. does this turn out exactly is abraham lincoln? >> guest: not even close. wilson again is as unfiltered as you can possibly get. wilson impact is the least experienced in terms of time in politics, the least experienced person ever elected president. at the time he becomes president, his total political experience, all of it, is about 1.5 years so he is not spending a day in the legislature. he gets elected president. >> host: he has written a lot about politics. >> guest: like me has a political scientist. i suppose that should make the more favorably disposed toward him but academic research on politics is not the same thing as doing politics and not the same thing as the experience. in some ways we value experience too much. experiences about moving you up the learning curve. the other thi
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
produced in afghanistan. iran is the first line of defense. americans can completely forget about the nuclear issue. the issue of fighting the drug trade, we are going to give you some -- that is outside of this negotiation that can work as a confidence-building measure. >> ok. thank you for those answers. another question we have has to do with the iaea's ongoing investigation on iran which i understand is not part of the p-5 plus one dialogue with iran. it's an issue with iaea, the director and the iranians. this has been going on for sometime. there have been news reports within the last month that the iaea and iran were going to meet in december, mid december, to discuss what's referred to the structured approach for investigating past activities. what -- so the question here is -- how can iran and the iaea resolve those issues, especially when there are serious concerns about potential military dimensions? how does iran get out of that without further criticism for their sanctions but at the same time clean its file? your thoughts. ambassador ekeus, this is an issue that the
FOX News
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
up for their defense. >> bottom line, when there is trouble in the middle east, folks tend to look here to the white house. and there are many examples in the course of history of events overtaking the plans of a white house team. gregg. >> gregg: on eight looker note. what do we know about how the president celebrated this thanksgiving? >> he made phone calls to 10 deployed service members. we are told that he thanked them for their service and sacrifice and also wanted to wish them and their families a very happy thanksgiving. the president had a lighter moment a little earlier today. welcomed the oregon state men's basketball team into the oval office. the first lady's brother coaches the team. the first family and the basketball team also served less fortunate yesterday in washington, d.c. foodbank handing out meals to children and seniors, as for the first family thanksgiving meal pretty traditional what you would expect. turkey, all the fixings, also included six different kinds of pie. >> six kinds of pie? oh, man. >> none for me. >> get in on some of that mike. get in there
KRON
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
they used to be off-limits. this decision was not the same day the four female veterans to the defense department over policies that restrict them from some combat positions. >> gifford continues her rehabilitation from a bullet wound to the head. former arizona congressman cabriole gifford made a rare public appearance yesterday to accept an award. gifford and her husband retired nasa astronauts and navy captain mark kelly, were given to the house will surely agnos legacy award. it honors those dedicated to improving the state of arizona. gifford except the award and said a few words. >> gifford and her husband retired nasa and a captain are kelly were there. >> 2012 was a total shut out for mitt romney. he managed to finish in gq stop 25 least influential people of the year. the magazine writers not so blighted described his campaign as uninspiring. also recognized first lady michelle obama for her let's move campaign an attempt to get americans to eat healthier that gq said was hopeless. other making the cut. jerry sandusky lawyer joe amebe ndola who made it at #10 and lance armstro
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
: jeffrey white, a defense fellow at the washington institute for near east policy, says the syrian government is waging a deliberate scorched- earth strategy. >> it's trying to get at f.s.a. units that are embedded inside the population. where the people are, the f.s.a. tends to be. but it is also to punish the people, the civilians, for supporting the f.s.a. the relationship between the f.s.a. units and the people is critical to the success of the rebellion. >> warner: why don't the regime forces just go in these areas and take them and hold them? >> it basically can't do that any longer. six months ago, they could go anywhere in the country, effectively, where they wanted with armor and mechanized forces simply push the f.s.a. out of the area and reestablish a presence. the opposition is strong enough now that for the regime's ground forces to go into those areas is a punishing affair for the regime. >> warner: throughout this conflict, syrian president bashar al-assad has blamed the high civilian deaths on the rebels themselves, foreign agents and military accidents. >> ( transl
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 3:00am PST
that no one wants to happen 2013. bring them . bring on the defense and social program cuts and you tellux barack obama what you will do to prevent that from january 1st. >> brian: putting the pressure back on the white house. >> that is the only leverage point. he doesn't want to cut discretionary spending by hundred billion this year. >> brian: james, the key to the whole thing is to preserve investment rates, because if it stays at 15 percent that's where it should be. >> that's what mr. boehner is aiming for. if dividend go from 15 to 20, huge disincentive to invest hurts the competent. >> brian: people will not invest because it is it a risk. james freeman. glad to have you back. >>reporter: right. >> brian: we hope so. 19 minutes after the hour. she was not happy with the divorce case. you are looking at it now she's in big trouble . then your house and car under water, but you have to go to work. what would you do? you are go to meet a moment who swam to work in hurricane sandy. see. great grains. great grains cereal starts whole and stays whole. see the seam? more pcessed flakes lo
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
early next week. and if susan rice is the pick, expect john kerry tapped to be defense secretary. >> chuck todd from washington, thank you. >>> let's get a check of the rest of the morning's top stories. natalie is standing by at the news desk. natalie, good morning to you. >>> good morning, everyone. the remains of the late palestinian leader yasser arafat have been exhumed and reburied this morning as investigators look for clues as to whether or not he was poisoned. nbc's martin fletcher is on the west bank in ramallah with more. martin, good day to you. >> reporter: hi, natalie, good morning. well, it's a grim moment here at yasser arafat's shrine in ramallah, scientists picking through the bones of the palestinians' legendary leader. specimens will then be taken to lack labs in russia, france, and switzerland to try to solve the enduring mystery of his death. was yasser arafat murdered? hidden behind the wall of blue tarpaulin investigators exhume the the body of yasser arafat this morning. he was buried in a frenzy of grief eight years ago. at rest in this shrine in ramalla
FOX News
Nov 23, 2012 6:00am PST
-- concessions, we're compromising. and that will put president obama on the defensive to make the big cuts that brad and other republicans want. so it may with just now what you're seeing from chambliss is smart politics. gregg: all right. brad blakeman, juan williams, gentlemen, great to see you both. >> have a great weekend. jenna: well, thanksgiving at halle berry's house turns into a melee, cops were called at the home of the academy award-winning actress. we'll tell you why. gregg: plus, a potential upgrade from the postal service. why you could now receive your packages within hours. ♪ this is how mommy learned... ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios patti ann: a chicago family is celebrating their own thanksgiving miracle. expectant mother jocelyn robinson went to the hospital there yesterday with severe complications from the her pregnancy. after some exams, the doctors gave the mother and father-to-be some devastating news. >> i had to be sort of very honest with her and say we don't have a heartbeat. >> another doctor said, i'm sorry, your baby passed,
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
, this comes at a critical time. not only is secretary of state clinton leaving. also, the secretary of defense, leon panetta. and of course david petraeus out at the cia. all these vacancies are happening when there's a lot of hot spots in the world bubbling up. >> there are, george. this is a critical time. the election may be over. but look ahead. you have iran, who is trying to acquire a nuclear weapon. you have north korea, there's satellite photos just out showing that north korea would like to try to test another long-range ballistic missile. and you have afghanistan. this is such a critical time in afghanistan. they're putting together drawdown plans. and what the u.s. does after 2014. >> the big decision there is how many troops to leave in right now. and then, how quickly to ramp down, going to 2014. >> how quickly. and general john allen who is under investigation because of the e-mails involved in the petraeus affair. >> martha raddatz, thanks very much. >>> we get the rest of the top headlines from josh. >> good morning. we're going to begin with the big ruling affecting big tobacc
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 11:00pm EST
attacked again. our computers are beings hacked. this is many times this year. we do government defense work, people are hacking our systems. trying to get our secrets. trying to understand what our government is trying to do to protect ourselves. and the urgency of now me is there are millions of jobs that are available for kids all around this country in the area of protecting our homeland whether it's protecting our secrets, or fighting on battle fields or away. the technology arena is so important. we have saw in the new orleans after katrina, when we lost technology, we lost order. we lost law and order. technology is a huge benefit but a huge risk. there are so many people who want to say that kids just can't learn. some kids just can't learn. so i would say do we really believe kids can't learn? aren't there really opportunities for kids and isn't our security at stake in a lot of other ways other than on the battle field? but in the secret in the intellectual property of the united states and the people who work for us? and when are we going connect these dots? when are we going
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